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Shifts in the music industry

  1. 1. Sadie Olen<br />Shifts in the Music Industry: The Digital Revolution<br />
  2. 2. The Technological Age<br />As we shift to the digital age, the need for tangible items decreases more and more…<br />Music CD’s to iTunes playlists<br />Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/novemberborn/242484855/<br />Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/angela_kopp/3975482812/<br />
  3. 3. The digitization allows for artists to create their own music<br />Image source: Greenshot of jamstudio.com<br />
  4. 4. …and distribute it<br />Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wynnie/2391750460/<br />Image source: Greenshot of moonfruit.com<br />
  5. 5. Rendering the music industry useless<br />Smaller artists “get lost in the constant shuffle of the label’s priorities and campaigns”, so why not use these internet resources?<br />(Burr, R. (2006). Independent Spirit. Billboard, 118(25), 34. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.)<br />Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/crystaljingsr/3915514014/<br />
  6. 6. Because they provide financial assistance….<br />Creator: Sadie Olen using lovelycharts.com<br />
  7. 7. With these programs, however, large investments aren’t even necessary..<br />Creator: Sadie Olen with the use of lovelycharts.com<br />Which is significantly more beneficial for the artist<br />
  8. 8. “there are more opportunities now than there ever have been before for small record labels” <br />Snavely, B. (2004). Lower costs give smaller labels a chance. Crain’s Detroit Business, 20(23), <br />60. Retrieved from EBSCOhost. <br />
  9. 9. the music industry needs to “invest in digital distribution services alliances to maintain control over distribution in the new digital music industry” <br />(Bockstedt, J., Kauffman, R. J., Riggins, F. (2006). The move to artist-led on-line music <br />distribution: A theory-based assessment and prospects for structural changes in the digital <br />music market. International Journal of Electronic Commerce,10(3), 7-38. Retrieved from <br />EBSCOhost. )<br />Otherwise…<br />
  10. 10. The music industry is in big trouble<br />Image source : http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/momacie/gravestone.jpg<br />
  11. 11. Image and quote sources<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/angela_kopp/3975482812/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/novemberborn/242484855/<br />Greenshot of jamstudio.com <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/wynnie/2391750460/<br />Greenshot of moonfruit.com <br />(Burr, R. (2006). Independent Spirit. Billboard, 118(25), 34. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.)<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/crystaljingsr/3915514014<br />Olen, Sadie. lovelycharts.com<br />Olen, Sadie. lovelycharts.com<br />Snavely, B. (2004). Lower costs give smaller labels a chance. Crain’s Detroit Business, 20(23), <br />60. Retrieved from EBSCOhost. <br />Bockstedt, J., Kauffman, R. J., Riggins, F. (2006). The move to artist-led on-line music <br />distribution: A theory-based assessment and prospects for structural changes in the digital <br />music market. International Journal of Electronic Commerce,10(3), 7-38. Retrieved from <br />EBSCOhost. <br />http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/momacie/gravestone.jpg<br />

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